Originally Posted by Delbra
I love quilts as much as the next quilter and I buy as many books. So my 2014 challenge to myself is to start making at least 1 quilt from each book that I have not used. And if possible not buy any fabric in the process. Here are my first 2 quilts. This is harder than I thought.
I hope I was not misleading. I should have said the leopard was a panel. Was rushing I guess.
Eleanor Burns, Delectable Mountains Book. for the blocks around him.
Originally Posted by jillmc
My first attempt-cute pattern by Jane Davidson-nested churn dash. My machine is getting her annual spa, and i had s heck of a time with my backup machine. Had to dig out my Angler! Block finishes at 24"-perfect size for a medallion quilt!
I have been reading about the quiltography for I Pads, but does anyone know if there is such a thing for laptops, as I can't afford an I Pad. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I am very new to quilting and need all the help I can get. Thank you
This is for a niece. I used the original Take 5 pattern, but ran a bit short of one fabric, so I added a little extra of a sixth, and picked it up in the inner border.
Large lapsize, flannel top and back, poly batting
Originally Posted by gigigray032447
The small quilt I just finishes QAYG this am. The large one (with orange borders) has been a work in progress for a long while but I just got it back from the long arm quilter.
This flannel quilt is a large lap-size. Top and backing are flannel, poly batting, tied every four inches with #10 cotton crochet thread
Originally Posted by Barb in Louisiana
Originally Posted by boone926
Has anyone made this quilt. I have had numerous problems with the pattern, it seems to contradict itself in many places. One question it does not address is what you square the block up to. when you put the blocks together they pucker up something awful. Any help would be appreciated.
I am in the process of making the quilt. I am making a 7 x 8 set of arcs. I have made all of 6 x 8 rows and have them sewn together in diagonal rows. I have about 6 main blocks left to do and the
Does anyone have any suggestions for getting chalk lines out of fabric? It's regular chalk board chalk. I tried the air pen, but it wasn't dark enough to see. I've used this chalk before without any problems. I've washed it and even tried dawn dish liquid and now the fabric starting to get a light spot in it, like it's fading. The problem is, this isn't my quilt. HELP.
Does anyone know what an insert is for a finished piano bench cover? I want to quilt a cover but don't know what is meant by 'stapling the cover to the piano bench insert and mounting the insert to the bench'.
Originally Posted by romille
I am exploring the possibilities of quilting ITH, but am skeptical of the quilt backs. What are your techniques? It looks like you hoop the back, batting, and front, then use the embroidery machine to appliqué and quilt... which leaves an ugly backing. And then it seems the blocks are joined with sashing, which I am not overly fond of. Are there any methods that result in a nice looking quilt back?